In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
History is the devil's scripture.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.